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MUCC Executive Director Erin McDonough Re-Appointed to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board

October 28th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING— Governor Rick Snyder re-appointed Erin McDonough to the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board for a full four-year term last week after originally appointing her in August to serve out the remainder of Bob Garner’s term, which ended on October 1. “The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund was created by thought leaders who decided […]

MUCC Executive Director Erin McDonough Re-Appointed to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board

Defend the Hunt by Donating Your Deer Hide

October 3rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING—A new program called “Defend the Hunt” is asking Michigan deer hunters to donate their hides this year to protect hunting rights. The program, coordinated by Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association, will use the proceeds from the sale of the hides at fur sales to donate to the […]

Defend the Hunt by Donating Your Deer Hide

RELEASE: Gov. Snyder Approves License Restructuring To Enhance Michigan’s Natural Resources

September 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Trotter, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (517) 331-1909  or atrotter@mucc.org MUCC and 21 Other Conservation Groups Join Governor at License Bill Signing LANSING—Today Governor Rick Snyder signed into law House Bill 4668, a bill which would implement a fairly substantial overhaul of the state’s hunting, fishing and trapping license system. He […]

RELEASE: Gov. Snyder Approves License Restructuring To Enhance Michigan’s Natural Resources

MUCC Applauds Steps to Overhaul License System and Invest in Fisheries and Wildlife Management

September 10th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Trotter, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (517) 346-6484  or atrotter@mucc.org  MUCC Applauds Steps to Overhaul License System and Invest in Fisheries and Wildlife Management House approves hunting, fishing and trapping license restructuring, which now heads to the Governor’s desk As the last piece of the natural resource budget puzzle for Fiscal […]

MUCC Applauds Steps to Overhaul License System and Invest in Fisheries and Wildlife Management

MUCC Statement on NRC Wolf Designation and Hunting Season

July 11th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (269) 420-9510 thansen@mucc.org MUCC Statement on NRC Action Regarding Wolf Management LANSING—Today the Michigan Natural Resources Commission re-designated wolves and all other existing game species under its authorization to do so under Public Act 21 of 2013, signed by Gov. Snyder on May […]

MUCC Statement on NRC Wolf Designation and Hunting Season

MUCC Statement on Anti-Hunting Initiative Regarding Wolf Management

July 2nd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tony Hansen, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (269) 420-9510 thansen@mucc.org Out-of-State Animal Rights Extremists At It Again Washington-based Group Attempting To Override Michigan’s Democratic Process LANSING – As expected, non-resident animal rights activists have announced their intent to challenge the authority of Michigan’s voters and legislators. Keep Michigan Wolves Protected, a front organization […]

MUCC Statement on Anti-Hunting Initiative Regarding Wolf Management

DNR confirms another dog kill in Atlantic Mine area

May 23rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

DNR Press Release: A Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician has confirmed that a third dog has been killed today by a wolf in the Atlantic Mine area (Houghton County), in the same location where another dog was killed last week. The dog in this morning’s attack was chained up in a fenced yard at […]

DNR confirms another dog kill in Atlantic Mine area

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Volunteer Opportunities Available Statewide

May 21st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING—Michigan United Conservation Clubs has announced its 2013 Michigan On-the-Ground project schedule. Michigan On-the-Ground is a public-private partnership between Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to increase the state’s volunteer capacity and conservation stewardship ethic through on-the-ground fish and wildlife habitat improvement projects. The first Michigan On-the-Ground project improved […]

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Volunteer Opportunities Available Statewide

Governor Snyder Signs SB 288, 289

May 8th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING – Governor Rick Snyder signed Senate Bills 288 and 289 into law today. The bills allow the Natural Resources Commission to name game species, protect the rights to hunt and fish, and were supported by Michigan’s conservation community. “We thank Governor Snyder for continuing Michigan’s tradition of separating conservation from politics today,” said Erin […]

Governor Snyder Signs SB 288, 289

Conservationists Applaud House Passage of SB 288, 289

May 3rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING – The Michigan House of Representatives passed SB 288 yesterday by a vote of 72-38, along with SB 289. The bills allow the Natural Resources Commission to designate game species and issue fisheries orders, provide free licenses for active members of the military, and protect the rights to hunt and fish in state law. […]

Conservationists Applaud House Passage of SB 288, 289

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